Environmental optimality, not heterogeneity drives local and regional species richness in lichen epiphytes

2016-01-08T22:29:00Z (GMT) by Jessica Coyle
A presentation given at the American Society of Naturalists meeting in 2016 at Asilomar, CA. Describes research on environmental drivers of lichen epiphyte species richness across U.S. forests at both forest patch and regional scales and utilizes data from the US Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis Program and Forest Health Monitoring program.